Adenoma differential diagnosis

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Adrenal adenoma must be differentiated from other adrenal tumors such as , adrenal metastasis, adrenal medullary tumors, and Cushing's syndrome.

Differential Diagnosis Clinical picture Imagings Laboratory tests
Adrenocortical carcinoma
Adrenal adenoma
Cushing's syndrome
  • Imaging may show mass if presents
Adrenal metastasis


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